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The College English I Workbook is an ENG 105 assignment worth 15% of your grade. This guide contains information from the workbook's eight chapters, minus the self-check questions.
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Newspapers

Newspaper articles are frequently the best source of information on recent developments in topics of current interest or contemporary accounts of past events.

Rothrock Library subscribes to: 

  • hundreds of newspapers, including a few international titles, available from some of our online databases (NewsBank, EBSCO, LexisNexis, New York Times, ProQuest)
  • several newspapers in paper format, the latest issue of each located in the periodical area and several months of back issues available at the Media Periodicals Room, LB 109
  • a microfilm collection that includes many historically important newspapers covering major periods in American and world history, such as the Pennsylvania Gazette (1763-1778 and 1782-1789), the Pennsylvania Gazette and Weekly Advertiser (1779-1782), and the New York Herald (1858)

In addition to the newspaper articles available from our online databases, many newspapers are available via the Internet on their day of publication and also in searchable archives. Most newspapers charge a fee for archived articles.

 

Individual Newspapers

http://www.mcall.com                                         Morning Call, Allentown

http://www.tnonline.com                                    Times News, Lehighton

http://lehighvalleylive.com/expresstimes            Express-Times, Easton                                                    

http://www.phillynews.com/philly/news               phillynews.com, Philadelphia

http://www.post-gazette.com                            Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

http://www.nytimes.com                                   New York Times

http://www.wsj.com                                          Wall Street Journal

http://www.washingtonpost.com                      Washington Post

http://chicagotribune.com                               Chicago Tribune

http://www.latimes.com                                   Los Angeles Times

 

Current News

http://www.cnn.com                                      CNN Interactive

http://abcnews.go.com                                  ABC News

http://www.cbsnews.com                               CBS News

http://www.nbcnews.com                              NBC News

 

Collections of News Sources

http://www.ipl.org/div/news/                           The Internet Public Library: Newspapers

http://www.newspapers.com                           Newspapers.com

 

New York Times Newspaper

Description

 The New York Times is an important newspaper and web site because of its extensive coverage of state, national, and international news, including:

  • articles that summarize and analyze important topics in the news
  • the complete text of important speeches and documents
  • extensive coverage of cultural events in book, theatre, film, dance, and art reviews
  • extensive and up-to-date biographical information on key newsmakers

Locations

LCCC's Library has every New York Times newspaper since it began in September 1851:

  • online in these databases:
    • New York Times (1851-2006)
    • NewsBank (1985-present)
    • LexisNexis and ProQuest (June 1980-present)
  • current 3 months of paper issues in the Media Periodicals Room, LB 109

 

New York Times Newspaper

INSTRUCTIONS

Suppose you have to find a 1983 article about medals won by Jim Thorpe.

1. Begin at the library's homepage: http://www.lccc.edu/library

2. Click on Start Your Research Here, and then on Databases A-Z.

3. Click on New York Times (1851-2006).

4. Enter your most important subject terms and a connector in the basic search box: medals and jim thorpe

5. Limit your results to articles from 1983.

Date Range From: 01/01/1983 To: 12/31/1983

6. Click on Search.

 

NewsBank Online Database

Description

 Updated daily, NewsBank offers the full text of articles from more than 2,000 local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers, including the Morning Call (Allentown, PA), and news video clips.

 

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